Collection celebrates natural materials and layered design.

License Global

July 31, 2023

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Living space designed by Colin King and West Elm.
Living space designed by Colin King and West Elm.West Elm

Global design company, West Elm, a portfolio brand of Williams-Sonoma, has announced the launch of a new collaboration with Colin King, an interior stylist. The new 41-piece capsule collection includes furniture, lighting, textiles and decorative accessories that celebrate West Elm’s and King’s shared appreciation for natural materials, timeless silhouettes and artisanal craftsmanship. 

Utilizing what King refers to as a disciplined color palette, the Colin King Studio for West Elm collection includes a mix of textures and materials featuring ceramic, stone, linen and wood, allowing customers to add layers of natural materials into their home in a way that is true to King’s signature aesthetic.  

King’s design styling expertise, as demonstrated in his book, “Arranging Things,” is in finding the relationship between objects that tells a story. Each piece in the collaboration is designed with layering in mind. The collection’s launch signals the fall 2023 season for West Elm and serves as a continued example of West Elm’s commitment to design. 

“Together with West Elm, we’ve created versatile everyday treasures, including accessories, seating and lighting,” says King. “This collection serves as a catalyst to reinvent a room, sparking fresh conversations with existing objects, and acting as a way to tease new meaning from your own surroundings. At home and on set, there are certain objects that I always reach for – a ceramic vessel, a simple wooden box, a tailored chair, a sculptural occasional table. These are things that should be easy to find and yet they’re things that too often elude me. Together with West Elm, we’ve created versatile everyday treasures, including accessories, seating and lighting. Thoughtfully conceived and finely crafted, they’re pieces that will add intrigue and beauty to any room, whether standing on their own or mingling with others. All of them share a refined spirit rooted in texture, materiality and form. But don’t think of this collection as one self-contained world. Think of this collection as catalysts to reinvent a room, as sparks for fresh conversations with existing objects and as ways to tease new meaning from your own surroundings.” 

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“As admirers of his work, we are thrilled to be working with Colin on this beautiful and thoughtful assortment,” says Day Kornbluth, president, West Elm. “The Colin King Studio for West Elm collection marries his refined aesthetic with our modern voice.” 

The Colin King Studio x West Elm collection is available for purchase in Canada. 

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